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An·ge·lus

also an·ge·lus  (ăn′jə-ləs)
n. Christianity
1. A devotional prayer at morning, noon, and night to commemorate the Annunciation.
2. A bell rung as a call to recite this prayer.

[Medieval Latin, from Late Latin, angel (first word of the devotion); see angel.]

Angelus

(ˈændʒɪləs)
n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) a series of prayers recited in the morning, at midday, and in the evening, commemorating the Annunciation and Incarnation
2. (Roman Catholic Church) the bell (Angelus bell) signalling these prayers
[C17: Latin, from the phrase Angelus domini nuntiavit Mariae the angel of the Lord brought tidings to Mary]

An•ge•lus

(ˈæn dʒə ləs)

n. (often l.c.)
1. a devotion commemorating the Annunciation and the Incarnation in the Roman Catholic and some Anglican churches.
2. Also called An′gelus bell`. the bell announcing the Angelus.
[1720–30; < Late Latin, from the first word of the service: Angelus (dominī nūntiāvit Mariae). See angel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angelus - the sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited
bell, toll - the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells"
2.Angelus - a prayer said 3 times a day by Roman Catholics in memory of the Annunciation
Translations

angelus

[ˈændʒɪləs] Nángelus m

angelus

nAngelusläuten nt; (= prayer)Angelus nt

Angelus

[ˈændʒɪləs] nAngelus m inv
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It was now close upon twilight-the hour of the Angelus.
Sometimes one caught sight, upon a bell tower, of an enormous head and a bundle of disordered limbs swinging furiously at the end of a rope; it was Quasimodo ringing vespers or the Angelus.
Yet the fishers and the peasants raised their heads and looked questions at each other, for the angelus had already gone and vespers was still far off.
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